Natalija Mijatovic received a B.F.A. from the University of Montenegro, and a M.F.A. in painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts. Mijatovic has exhibited internationally in many solo and invitational exhibits: CUE Art Foundation in New York; Museum of American Art, Philadelphia; Moderne Kunst Aus Montenegro – Stephansdom, Vienna, Austria; International Festival of Alternative Cultural Exchange (F.A.C.E.) – Belgrade and Novi Sad, Serbia; Cluj and Bucharest, Romania; Plovdiv and Sofia, Bulgaria; Sarajevo, Bosnia; Strasbourg, France; Eindhoven, The Netherlands; and Utopia Station at the 50th Venice Biennial, Italy. Mijatovic is a recipient of many international awards including the Joan Mitchell Foundation M.F.A. Grant, New York; Faculty Excellence Award at the Savannah College of Art and Design, GA; Center For Contemporary Art Award in Podgorica, Montenegro; and residencies such is Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France. She has been a member of the Association of Fine Artists of Montenegro since 1998. Mijatovic has artwork reproduced, and interviews published in various publications in Austria, France, Serbia, Montenegro and the United States: Art Crowd, Artension, Dan, Der Standard, Glas Crnogoraca, House Style, Likovni Zivot, Monitor, Most, Nasa Borba, New American Paintings, Novosti, Philadelphia Weekly, Pobjeda, Politika, Publika, Vijesti. She is currently painting professor and graduate program coordinator at the Savannah College of Art and Design.